[Mageia-dev] Proposal: Deprecate draknetcenter+network init scripts after systemd becomes default.

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Aug 23 10:30:52 CEST 2011

'Twas brillig, and Michael scherer at 22/08/11 13:14 did gyre and gimble:
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 08:44:01AM -0300, Balcaen John wrote:
>> Le Monday 22 August 2011 12:57:23 Guillaume Rousse a écrit :
>>> On 22/08/2011 11:57, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>>>> I also have it on good authority that many of the features lacking
>>>> in NetworkManager (such as bridging configuration) will be
>>>> available in the not too distant future and many other more
>>>> advanced networking features such as fast-start DHCP,
>>>> per-interface DNS, 4-8's DNS fallback and several other nice
>>>> features will ultimately be possible too.
>>> While I don't care about configuration wizards, I do about
>>> initscripts. How are you supposed to configure a server in some
>>> automated manner without plain-old configuration files ?
>> If i'm not wrong you can still drop plain text files in 
>> /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/
> Provided you want to do nothing fancy like bridge, vlan and 
> others stuff that are used by sysadmins. 

As I said in my initial email, but was not clear. All of these things
will be supported in a much nicer way in the near future.

But yes, Fedora will switch and we can follow, but it would be nice to
be at the fore front here if possible.



Colin Guthrie

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